Some billion dollar companies flourish without boards of directors
The optimum number of rooms for a family business is four…
Maybe there should be tax breaks for family businesses, rather than higher taxes for short-term investing
If succession isn’t handled well it could undermine global economic growth
Husband and wife leadership teams might be more profitable but they stifle growth, particularly international growth.
One thing’s for sure, family businesses continue to throw up some electrifying feuds. And so it is with a Swiss chemicals and adhesives group called Sika.
The patriarch of Playmobil recently died, and left the entire business to a foundation. This model could be a way to get the best of family businesses and avoid the worst.